Julie (Stagis) Bartucca '10 (BUS, CLAS), '19 MBA

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A pair of glasses sitting on a folded newspaper. Social work students who wrote letters to Connecticut newspapers say the experience helped improve their skills as social workers.

Social Work Students Turn to Old-Fashioned Advocacy

Clinical social work students learn the power of the written word to advocate through Letters to the Editor

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School of Social Work Graduates 164 During Return to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

BSW, MSW, and Ph.D. students celebrate at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field

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Peter Papallo: A Full-Circle Career Comes to a Close

Having landed in a social work career by happenstance, School of Social Work instructor Peter Papallo is retiring after decades as a clinician and teacher.

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Brave Space: Dorian R. Debussy and Christine Sylvester

Alum talks making the University and the country a more supportive place for the LGBTQ-plus community

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Q&A: College Success for Foster Youth

"Climbing a Broken Ladder: Contributors of College Success for Youth in Foster Care" author talks better support for foster youth

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Q&A: Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being During the Pandemic

'Don't sink the boat,' the importance of routine, and other advice for a turbulent time

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Two Social Work Alums Hired to Head Up University Mental Health Efforts

New hires bring decades of experience to carry out UConn's mental health support plans.

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Brave Space: Shardé Davis and Mason Holland

In the summer of 2020, UConn students made a pointed observation: the University had no single course devoted to the epidemic of anti-Black racism in the U.S.

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MSW Students Among UConn Contact Tracers Helping State Fight COVID-19

Nearly 100 UConn students, including 11 students in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program, are doing their part to stem the spread of COVID-19 through working as contact tracers for the state Department of Public Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), case investigation and contact tracing is key to […]

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New Social Work-DCF Partnership Prepares Students to Work With Latino Families

The School of Social Work has launched a new track for Spanish-speaking Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students, which prepares them to work with Latino families in child welfare and protection.